AIXTRON SE provides deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. Its technology solutions are used by a diverse range of customers worldwide to build advanced components for electronic and opto-electronic applications based on compound, silicon, or organic semiconductor materials. The company products include compound semiconductors, silicon semiconductors, organic semiconductors, and nanotechnology. It also offers services such as technical phone support, inventory of key spare parts for short delivery times, specialized service and process engineers on site, regional service centers, operating cost calculations, and service and maintenance contracts. The company was founded by Heinrich Schumann, Holger JÃ¼rgensen and Meino Heyen in December 1983 and is headquartered in Herzogenrath, Germany.